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      House Committee on House Administration
    IntroducedApril 18th, 2013

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Military Overseas Ballot Protection Act

Official Title

To amend the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to require States to delay certifying the results of regularly scheduled general elections for Federal office in order to ensure the counting of any marked absentee ballots of absent overseas uniformed services voters that are collected by the Presidential designee under such Act for delivery to State election officials.


Military Overseas Ballot Protection Act - Amends the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to prohibit a state from certifying the results of a regularly scheduled election for federal office until it has counted all valid ballots of absent servicemember voters collected by the presidential designee and delivered to the appropriate state election officials. Allows a state to certify such results on the later of ten days after such election or the date provided under state law.